Freeman

July Events in the Children's Department

We're almost halfway through the Summer Reading Program.  Here's some fun programs we have on tap for children in July.

 Tuesday, July 3 - 2:30 pm only - Fourth of July Crafts.  Make a festive necklace and a colorful rocket to celebrate our nation's birthday.  Recommended for children 3-12 years old.  Tickets given out at 2:00 pm.

Thursday, July 5 - 2:30 pm - Musical Instrument Petting Zoo - Members of the Houston Symphony League/Bay Area will be showing their musical instruments.  We'll have books to check out and fun printables, too.  Recommended for 5 years and older.  Tickets given out at 2:00 pm.

Adults - Friday, 6/29 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs - Summer Film Fest Event #2!

TGIF Programs invites adults of all ages to join us for our Summer Film Fest. We will be showing films on various dates during Summer 2018. This free event requires no registration.

Texas Snakes and More visits Freeman Library on Thursday, June 21 @ 2:30 & 3:30 pm

   Psst!  There's a snake in the library....Texas Snakes and More brings a host of snakes and more to Freeman Library on Thursday, June 21 at 2:30 and 3:30 pm. 

Magician Mick Corley visits Freeman Library on Thursday, June 14 @ 2:30 & 3:30 pm

  Magician Mick Corley brings his magic, mime, and puppets to Freeman on Thursday, June 14 at 2:30 and 3:30 pm.  Mick will have children rolling in the aisle with laughter with his magic tricks and humor.  He also shows childen the importance of the summer reading program. 

 This program is recommended for children 5 years and older.   Tickets are required.  They are free and given out 30 minutes before each session.  Due to space limitations only one adult will be admintted per child and strollers will not be admitted to the performance area.  Thank you to the Friends of Freeman Library for their generous support of this program.

Adults, Monday, 7/2 @ 6:30 PM - Summer Reading Program - Rockin' Food Demo!

Adults, please join us on Monday, July 2 at 6:30 PM as Freeman Staff host our "Rockin' Food Demo." Staff will make nachos with all of your favorite ingredients (chips, cheese sauce, taco meat, green onions, tomatoes, sour cream, jalapeños, etc). After the demo, attendees will be able to enjoy the nachos.

Adults - Stop By & Pick Up Your June Crafts-To-Go Kit!

Adults - stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. This month, we'll be making beaded key rings (see picture). This free kit will include all materials necessary as well as instructions. This project will be available to adult patrons while supplies last.

Please contact the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at (832) 927-5420 for more information. The Friends of Freeman Library provide the materials for this Maker program.

Friday, 6/1 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs - Summer Film Fest Event #1

TGIF Programs invites adults of all ages to join us for our Summer Film Fest. We will be showing films on various dates during Summer 2018. This free event requires no registration.

Friday, 5/25 @ 10:15 AM - TGIF Programs - Friday Film Series Celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

Please join us on Friday, May 25 at 10:15 AM as the TGIF Programs Friday Film Series Celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. We look forward to showing the 2005 romantic, drama, based on Arthur Golden's bestselling novel about the meteoric rise of a Japanese fish-village girl to renowned geisha. This film, rated PG-13, lasts 145 minutes.

The Friends of Freeman Library provide both the DVD and light refreshments for this event. Afterwards, the DVD will be added to the HCPL Collection and available for checkout. This free program requires no registration.

Busy week of programs in the Children's Department May 14-19

   The Children's Department has a busy week of programs coming up on May 14-19.   On Monday, May 14  -  children 5-12 years old can make a magnetic mosaic during Maker Monday at 4:30 pm.;  On Wednesday, May 16 - children 8-12 years old will enjoy learning about the book The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler during the May Book Club program at 4:30 pm.  We'll have a brief discusstion and then see a film adaptation of the book.   On Thursday, May 17 - we'll celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with crafts and a treat at 4:30 pm.  This program is recommended for all ages.  On Friday, May 18 - babies from infants through 18 months old have a playdate at 10 am.

Friday, 5/18 at 10:30 AM - TGIF Programs Speaker Series - Joshua 1:9 Travel Service

TGIF Programs will host a presentation by Joshua 1:9 Travel Service's Mary Combsdemby on Friday, May 18 at 10:30 AM. Joshua 1:9 Travel Service operates an extended travel program.

This free event requires no registration. The Friends of Freeman Library provide support for all TGIF Programs. Please contact the Clear Lake City - County Freeman Branch Library by visiting 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or calling 832-927-5420 for further information.

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